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Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus (1846)

Author: Du Petit-Thouars, Abel Aubert, 1793-1864; Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Isidore, 1805-1861; Prévost, Florent; Des Murs, Marc Athanase Parfait illet, 1804-1889; Duméril, Auguste Henri André, 1812-1870; Valenciennes, M., 1794-1865; Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927, former owner. DSI
Volume: text (1846)
Subject: Vénus (Frigate); Zoology; Mollusks; Voyages around the world
Publisher: Paris : Gide et J. Baudry
Language: French
Call number: 39088013487434
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian
Book contributor: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book)

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Each section by different author, respectively: I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Fl. Prévost and O. Des Murs, M. Duméril, A. Valenciennes

Plate numbers refer to the "Atlas de Zoologie," published Paris : Gide et Cie, 1846. The text portion was published in 1855

Published as [tome 5] of the whole voyage which was published in 10 v. and 4 atlas v. between 1840 and 1855 by Gide--Cf. NUC pre-56

"Paris. Imprimerie J. Claye"--Verso of half title of text

"Imprimerie Dondey-Dupré"--Verso of half title of atlas

Some of the plates hand-colored

Includes bibliographical references and index

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SCNHRB copy, text (39088013487434) and atlas (39088013487475), cataloged as a set

SCNHRB copy text has bookplate of William Healey Dall, with ms. bibliographical note

SCNHRB copy atlas has bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library

SCNHRB copy atlas has ms. letter from Dall to C. Davies Sherborn, British Museum Natural History, tipped-in before t.p. (with Sherborn's reply on verso of letter)

SCNHRB copy text and atlas blind-embossed on t.p.: U.S. National Museum Division of Mollusks Dall Collection [ms. acc. no.] 231233

SCNHRB copy text half bound in pebbled leather and brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges and endpapers

SCNHRB copy atlas bound in black buckram, title in white on spine

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